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Research & Advocacy: Police violence against Roma in Štip, Macedonia
3 August 1997

Research & Advocacy: Snapshots from around Europe
7 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Police raid in Săruleşti, Romania
10 September 1998

News & Events: Letter to Macedonian Interior Minister
23 September 1999

News & Events: ERRC Letter to Macedonian General Prosecutor About Events in Stip
29 March 1999

News & Events: Letter to Interior Minister of Macedonia
31 August 1999

News & Events: Police Abuse in Macedonia
19 September 2000

News & Events: Open Letter to the Macedonian General Prosecutor Mr Stavre Džikov
13 July 2000

News & Events: Roma in the Macedonian Conflict
13 July 2001

News & Events: ERRC Letter to European Commissioner Romano Prodi Concerning Human Rights Emergency in Macedonia
22 May 2003

News & Events: Macedonian Police Forcibly Expel Roma to Kosovo
19 September 2003

News & Events: September 19, 2003
1 January 2003

News & Events: ERRC Letter of Concern to Macedonian Prime Minister Concerning Recent Roma Rights Abuses in Macedonia
6 March 2003

News & Events: Legal Action Challenging Forced Expulsions to Kosovo
23 November 2003

Research & Advocacy: Roma Rights, Winter 1998: Police Violence against Roma
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: „Here the law is 'fear the police’”
2 April 1998

Research & Advocacy: Police retaliation against Roma in Štip, Macedonia
3 April 1999

Research & Advocacy: Macedonian and Bulgarian Muslim Romani women: power, politics, and creativity in ritual
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: Police brutality against Roma in Macedonia continues unchecked
12 April 2000

Research & Advocacy: “Roma Times” hits newstands
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Attack on “Gypsy” woman in hospital in Macedonia
10 April 2001

Research & Advocacy: Macedonian Court Sentences Romani Minor as an Adult
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Romani Houses Destroyed to Make Way for a Road in Macedonia
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Roma Recognised in New Macedonian Constitution
7 May 2002

Research & Advocacy: Court in Macedonia releases policemen from charges of beating a Romani man
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: Racially-motivated violence against Roma in eastern Macedonia
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: Abuse of Romani students in Macedonian schools
15 July 1999

Research & Advocacy: Romani houses burned in Macedonia
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Teacher attacks Roma in Macedonia
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: "I live here with too many other people": eight years after the fire in Štip, Macedonia
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: New cases of police brutality in Macedonia
11 July 2000

Research & Advocacy: Romani Man Shot in Macedonia
10 July 2002

Research & Advocacy: Police officers assault Romani man in Macedonia
5 September 1999

Research & Advocacy: Romani refugees from Kosovo drown while crossing the Adriatic; Macedonian officials warn that they will send Kosovo refugees back; police expel Kosovo Roma from two Montenegrin towns
5 September 1999

Research & Advocacy: News roundup: Snapshots from around Europe
5 September 1999

Research & Advocacy: Ethnic Albanians beat two Romani men in Macedonia
5 September 1999

News & Events: Action on Romani Women's Rights in Macedonia
25 February 2005

Research & Advocacy: Kosovo Romani Refugees Denied the Right to Leave Macedonia
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Anti-Romani Speech in the Macedonian Press
29 October 2003

Research & Advocacy: Profile of One Community: A Personal Document Survey among the Romani Population of Kumanovo, Macedonia
7 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: More police abuse of Roma in Macedonia
7 December 1999

Research & Advocacy: Stateless: Roma in the media today
7 December 1999

Research & Advocacy: More Violent Acts Towards Roma by Macedonian Police
16 December 2004

Research & Advocacy: Police abuse of Roma in Macedonia
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Physical abuse of Roma in Macedonia interferes with voting
5 December 2000

Research & Advocacy: Nezdet Mustafa: Portrait of a Romani politician
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Police beat Romani man in Macedonia
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: In Macedonia, Roma not allowed to join minority police training
7 November 2001

Research & Advocacy: Macedonian Police Forcibly Expel Egyptian Couple to Kosovo
7 February 2004

Research & Advocacy: Police Abuse Romani Youth in Macedonia
29 July 2004

Research & Advocacy: Police Violence against Roma in Macedonia
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Romani Man Shot in Macedonia
10 May 2003

Research & Advocacy: Legislating ruin
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Forced homelessness in Macedonia
7 November 1997

Research & Advocacy: Roma Rights Autumn 1998: Legal Defence
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Election fever in Macedonia
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Police violence in Macedonian markets
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Another Romani man beaten by police in Kočani, Eastern Macedonia
5 January 1999

Research & Advocacy: Police Violence against Roma in Macedonia
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Kosovo Roma Refugees in Macedonia Protest
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: Police Violence against Roma in Macedonia
7 November 2002

Research & Advocacy: ERRC press statement: Roma in the Macedonia conflict
15 August 2001

Research & Advocacy: Police brutality against Roma in Macedonia
15 May 1998

Research & Advocacy: Public Officials Discriminate against Roma in Macedonia
28 May 2004

News & Events: International Helsinki Federation/European Roma Rights Centre Special Representative in Macedonia
27 May 2005

Research & Advocacy: Council of Europe Anti-Racism Body Issues Report on Macedonia
22 July 2005

News & Events: Macedonian Roma Police Abuse Case Hearing at the European Court of Human Rights
20 January 2006

News & Events: UN Women's Discrimination Committee Reviews Macedonia
24 January 2006

Research & Advocacy: Shadow Report submitted to CEDAW on the Situation of Romani Women
1 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: Survey Finds Large Number of Uninsured Roma in Macedonia
1 February 2006

News & Events: UN Women's Rights Committee Highlights Romani Women's Issues in Macedonia
20 February 2006

Research & Advocacy: Private Lawsuit Filed after Public Prosecutor Ended Investigation into Police Brutality in Kicevo
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: Romani Boy Beaten After School in Tetovo
3 April 2006

Research & Advocacy: UN Women's Rights Committee Highlights Romani Women's Issues in Macedonia
3 April 2006

News & Events: European Court of Human Rights Declares Macedonia Roma Rights Case Admissible
11 May 2006

News & Events: NGOs Urge Macedonian Authorities to Investigate Death of Trajan Bekirov
16 June 2006

News & Events: ERRC Statement at OSCE HDIM: Romani Women's Rights
16 October 2006

News & Events: Macedonia: Roma Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Issues Examined
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: Macedonian Police Abuse Young Romani Man; Romani Youth Found Dead After Being Chased by Police
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: Romani Pupils Segregated in Roma-Only Class in Macedonia
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: Macedonian Employer Allegedly Discriminates against Romani Individuals
13 November 2006

Research & Advocacy: Roma and Persons Perceived to be Romani Denied Access to Public Places in Macedonia
13 November 2006

News & Events: UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Concerned at the Situation of Roma in Macedonia
15 December 2006

News & Events: Macedonia Found in Violation of the European Convention on Human Rights
19 February 2007

Research & Advocacy: Strasbourg Court Finds Violation of Article 3 in the First Macedonian Roma Torture Case
18 June 2007

News & Events: ERRC/CSRC Call for the Amendment of the Macedonian Draft Law on the Public Prosecution Office
6 July 2007

Research & Advocacy: Macedonia Roma Protest against Police Brutality
20 November 2007

News & Events: UN Human Rights Committee to Review Macedonia
20 March 2008

News & Events: Macedonia Again Found in Violation of the European Convention on Human Rights
14 April 2008

Human Rights Education: Senada Sali
30 July 2014

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Macedonia (May 2013)
22 May 2013

News & Events: Young Romani Man From Macedonian Prison Dies Under Suspicious Circumstances
16 March 2017

Strategic Litigation: Jasar v the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
30 April 2010

News & Events: ERRC urges investigation into clash between Macedonian police and Roma
20 April 2010

Human Rights Education: Hadis Redjepi
12 November 2013

Resource Centre: Basic Facts on Roma - Macedonia
28 August 2010

Research & Advocacy: A Pleasant Fiction: The Human Rights Situation of Roma in Macedonia
3 July 1998

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on the Republic of Macedonia (March 2008)
15 March 2008

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CEDAW on Macedonia (January 2006)
16 January 2006

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CESCR on Macedonia (September 2006)
19 September 2006

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CAT on Macedonia (May 2008)
13 May 2008

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to CE ECRI on Macedonia (June 1998)
4 June 1998

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Macedonia (June 2010)
1 June 2010

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Macedonia (May 2011)
10 May 2011

Research & Advocacy: Пријатна фикција: Состојбата со човековите права на Ромите во Македонија
3 July 1998

Research & Advocacy: Поднесок на ЕЦПР до Комитетот за економски, социјални и културни права при Обединетите Нации за Македонија (Септември 2006)
19 September 2006

Research & Advocacy: Заеднички извештај во Сенка поднесен до Комитетот на Обединетите Нации за Елиминација на Дискриминацијата над жените (Јануари 2006)
16 January 2006

Human Rights Education: Orhan Usein
12 November 2013

News & Events: Roma Face Barriers to Freedom of Movement in Macedonia
20 April 2012

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Macedonia (May 2012)
29 May 2012

Research & Advocacy: No to Special Education for Roma: New ERRC Action in Macedonia
25 June 2012

News & Events: Macedonia Cannot Blame Parents for Failures in Education System
3 August 2012

News & Events: ERRC editorial in Dnevnik: Put the blame on me, Sir!
6 August 2012

News & Events: Macedonia: Officials, Not Parents, Take Lead on Placing Romani Children in Segregated Education
30 August 2012

News & Events: Romani Woman Injured in Macedonian Protest
25 January 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CEDAW on Macedonia (January 2013)
30 January 2013

News & Events: Macedonian Shopping Centre Calls for Removal of Roma Workers
21 March 2013

News & Events: Macedonian Police Target Roma with Excessive Force
13 May 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Macedonia (June 2013)
25 June 2013

Research & Advocacy: Macedonia: Country Profile 2011-2012
17 July 2013

News & Events: ERRC Challenges Discrimination of Roma at the Border Before the Constitutional Court of Macedonia
26 February 2014

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to the European Commission on Macedonia (May 2014)
26 May 2014

News & Events: Highest Court in Macedonia Upholds Freedom of Movement for all Macedonians, Including Roma
15 July 2014

Research & Advocacy: Македонија: Извештајот за состојбите 2011-2012
17 July 2013

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Macedonia (July 2014)
25 July 2014

News & Events: ERRC calls on Macedonian Authorities to Stop Blocking its Citizens from Leaving the Country
23 September 2014

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CAT on Macedonia (April 2015)
10 April 2015

News & Events: Macedonia Must Stop Playing with Roma Passports
26 March 2015

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN HRC on Macedonia (June 2015)
8 June 2015

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CESCR on Macedonia (August 2015)
12 August 2015

Strategic Litigation: Eminov v the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (friendly settlement, 2017)
15 June 2017

Research & Advocacy: ERRC submission to UN CERD on Macedonia (July 2015)
10 July 2015

Strategic Litigation: Domestic Cases: Macedonia
10 August 2015

Strategic Litigation: Dželadin v Macedonia and Two Other Cases (third-party intervention, pending)
6 February 2018

News & Events: Court rules Macedonian police must pay for racial profiling at the border
24 November 2015

News & Events: European Court to take Macedonia to task in urgent forced-eviction case
5 October 2016

News & Events: Second UN Emergency Order: Macedonia Must Rehouse Pregnant Romani Women Made Homeless by Authorities
9 January 2017

News & Events: UN Steps In: Requests Macedonia Rehouse Evicted Romani Women
8 November 2016

Strategic Litigation: Bekir and others v Macedonia (pending)
8 November 2016

News & Events: Swastikas and Fascist Graffiti Scrawled on School in Bitola, Macedonia
25 January 2017

News & Events: Another Romani Man Dies in Macedonian Prison
5 April 2017

News & Events: Victory for Roma: Macedonia Agrees to Pay Compensation for Roma Prison Death
15 June 2017

Human Rights Education: Marija Sulejmanova
7 August 2017

Human Rights Education: CONFERENCE INVITATION: Statelessness, Discrimination and Marginalisation of the Roma People in the Western Balkans and Ukraine; Skopje, 26-27 Oct
19 September 2017

News & Events: Roma Denied Exit From Macedonia Win Discrimination Case
10 October 2017

Strategic Litigation: X and Y v Macedonia (pending)
4 January 2018

News & Events: Fourth Romani Prisoner Dies in Macedonian Prisons
18 January 2018

News & Events: Exposing Sexual Abuse of Romani Girls in Macedonian State Care
15 February 2018

ERRC submission to UN HRC on Hungary (February 2018)

14 February 2018

Written Comments of the European Roma Rights Centre concerning Hungary to the UN Human Rights Committee for consideration at its 122nd session (12 Narch - 6 April 2018).

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The Fragility of Professional Competence: A Preliminary Account of Child Protection Practice with Romani and Traveller Children in England

24 January 2018

Romani and Traveller children in England are much more likely to be taken into state care than the majority population, and the numbers are rising. Between 2009 and 2016 the number of Irish Travellers in care has risen by 400% and the number of Romani children has risen 933%. The increases are not consistent with national trends, and when compared to population data, suggest that Romani and Traveller children living in the UK could be 3 times more likely be taken into public care than any other child. 

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Families Divided: Romani and Egyptian Children in Albanian Institutions

21 November 2017

There’s a high percentage of Romani and Egyptian children in children’s homes in Albania – a disproportionate number. These children are often put into institutions because of poverty, and then find it impossible ever to return to their families. Because of centuries of discrimination Roma and Egyptians in Albania are less likely to live in adequate housing, less likely to be employed and more likely to feel the effects of extreme poverty.

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